Monday, 28 August 2017

CBI Special Court Sentence 10 Year of Jail to Gurmeet Ram Rahim

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 28th August:- Rape convict Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was sentenced to 10 years in jail and fine of Rs. 65000/- by a special CBI court Judge Jagdeep Singh on Monday. The Dera chief apparently sobbed in the courtroom as he begged to be treated leniently and asked to be forgiven. After sentence started crying and sat on floor for several minutes. He was carried out by the the staff of Rohtak Jail personals. Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh gave so many excuses for mercy but all in vain. The CBI special court Judge gave 10-10 minutes to the both the counsel for the arguments.
During the arguments before the sentencing, the prosecution said no leniency should be shown and demanded the maximum sentence for Gurmeet Ram Rahim. The defence argued that the Dera chief is a social worker who has worked for the welfare of people, so judge should take a lenient view.
Immediately after the sentencing, the Dera chief was taken in for a medical examination, after which he will be given a jail uniform and allotted a cell in jail.
Gurmeet Ram Rahim was on Friday ruled guilty of rape by the special CBI court in Panchkula, Haryana. He was immediately taken into judicial custody but his followers in Haryana and Punjab went on the rampage resulting in the death of 38 people and crores of damage to public property.

Freyr Energy Ties up with Axis Bank to offer Term Loan Facility to its MSME Customers

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 28th August:- Freyr Energy, a full service solar provider, has tied up with Axis Bank to offer term loan facility ranging from Rs 5 lakhs to Rs. 50 lakhs for up to 5-years tenure to its customers in Punjab & Haryana. This move will help Freyr Energy’s customers in reducing their power bills drastically and also, improve affordability significantly. The loans will be given to MSME’s & self-employed individuals to install their solar roof tops for industrial & commercial purposes.
Saurabh Marda, Co- Founder and Managing Director, Freyr Energy said that we are extremely pleased to have Axis Bank on-board in helping accelerate the adoption of rooftop solar power across the country. This loan program will help MSMEs significantly reduce their electricity bills. Going forward, we will continue working on innovative financial instruments to improve affordability. This will help India move closer to achieving the renewable energy target of 40GW of solar rooftop installations, set by the Indian Government.
MSMEs can show their intent to apply for loan under this arrangement through Freyr’s recently launched revolutionary ‘India first’ mobile application – Freyr SunProTM. Freyr SunPro eliminated all the complexity involved in system design, pricing, proposal generation etc. and made it easier to sell a solar system, while ensuring the customer gets the best product possible.
With Freyr SunproTM, a solar or electrical background is not needed anymore to start their business. The training time to use the SunPro is less than 1 hour. The initial investment required to start a rooftop solar business is zero. MSMEs can easily download the application from Google Play Store and Apple App Store.

Emami Introduces Fair and Handsome Laser 12

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 28th August:- Fair and Handsome, one of India’s most trusted Brands in men’s grooming, has stormed the market with its ground-breaking innovation –Fair and Handsome Laser 12 – A premium Advanced Whitening and Multi – Benefit Cream for Men.  
The pioneering formulation is specially designed for men’s tough skin and has a unique Laser Action technology that helps transform the face by delivering 12 powerful benefits, making men look their handsome best!
It is targeted towards young professionals, who desire to look their best, aspire a successful career and appreciate the premium aspects in life. It caters to the multiple grooming needs of the man, who does not have the patience or the time to use multiple products. Fair and Handsome Laser 12 is hence the ultimate answer to address a man’s facial grooming requirements. The product is built on a unique technology that combines PRECISE, POWERFUL systems –Advanced Whitening Complex, Advanced Rejuvenation Complex and Skin Refinement Complex- which transform the face.  It starts action in 10 seconds and keeps working on and on over 6 weeks.
One of Bollywood’s most Handsome Superstars- Hrithik Roshan, who endorses Fair and Handsome Instant Fairness Face Wash, will also be endorsing the new Fair and Handsome Laser 12. Bollywood Badshah, Shah Rukh Khan continues to be the face of the master Brand, Fair and Handsome Fairness Cream.
Speaking on the launch, Mohan Goenka, Director, Emami Limited said that Fair and Handsome, over the last 12 years, has earned consumer trust through its strong consumer pulse and development of products relevant to the ever-evolving Indian man and his needs. With Fair and Handsome Laser 12, we have endeavored to address the needs of the young professional who is demanding and has multiple needs on his face. The advanced product has been developed in collaboration with technology leaders, delivering a transformation of the face. We are confident that men will like it.
Fair and Handsome created history when it created the Men’s Fairness Cream category in India in 2005 with its unique mix and positioning. The brand has enjoyed strong consumer trust and confidence over all these years, and continues to be the dominant market leader with 65% share in the category. The Brand has had a successful innovation journey by keeping a close watch on evolving consumer needs. Fair and Handsome Face Washes launched in 2014 and Fair and Handsome Complete Winter Solution launched in 2015, have resonated well with consumers. 
The all new Fair and Handsome Laser 12 cream comes in an international standard pack in a very attractive combination of black and gold.  It is available nationally in pack sizes of 15 gm, 30 gm and 60 gm at price points of Rs 55, Rs 125 and Rs 225 respectively.

Airtel and Symantec Announces Strategic Partnership to offer Leading Cyber Security Solutions to Businesses in India

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 28th August:- Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest telecommunications services provider, and Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, today announced a strategic partnership to serve the growing cyber security requirements of businesses in India, providing protection and prevention of online threats in an increasingly digitally connected world. Under the terms of the agreement, Airtel will be the exclusive Cyber Security Services partner for Symantec in India, and will distribute Symantec’s enterprise security software.
The partnership aims to leverage Airtel’s strength in India’s Business to Business (B2B) segment, helping them address the challenges of the Cloud Generation with Symantec’s innovative Integrated Cyber Defense Platform. As Indian enterprises embrace cloud applications and infrastructure, they require security technologies built for this new cloud-based environment to gain the upper hand on adversaries. The partnership will give customers stronger protection and prevention, greater visibility and better control of critical assets, users and data.
Airtel Business serves over 2,000 large enterprise accounts, plus more than 250,000 corporate and tech startups with its integrated telecom solutions. In addition, it has a strong presence in Central and State Government departments/divisions. Symantec Cyber Security Services prepares organizations for every stage of the attack lifecycle through global Threat Intelligence Services, Managed Security Services, Incident Response Services and Cyber Skills Development Services to protect organizations from internal and external attacks.
Gopal Vittal, MD & CEO (India & South Asia), Bharti Airtel said that increasingly sophisticated cyber threats with potential to disrupt business continuity are the new normal in today’s digitally connected world. Enterprises need to guard against these emerging threats and Airtel, with its experience in serving businesses with integrated connectivity solutions, is uniquely positioned to serve them. We are delighted to partner with Symantec and offer its world-class Integrated Cyber Defense Platform and solutions to customers in India. It will help us add value to our existing enterprise relationships and further consolidate our leadership position in the B2B space.
Symantec’s CEO Greg Clark said that the threat environment is more dangerous and complex than ever. The partnership between Airtel and Symantec presents massive value to businesses in India. Airtel is one of the most forward-thinking telcos and Symantec’s Integrated Cyber Defense Platform focuses on empowering businesses to protect their on-premise as well as fast growing cloud environment through every stage of an attack lifecycle by combining the broadest and deepest set of threat intelligence in the industry. With this partnership, under one service level agreement, Indian organizations can bolster their cyber defense and respond to new threats as they emerge at a significantly lower operational cost.
Airtel Business is India’s leading and most trusted provider of ICT services with a diverse portfolio of services.  Along with voice, data and video, its service portfolio includes network integration, data centers, managed services, enterprise mobility applications and digital media. Its strategically located submarine cables and satellite network enables customers to connect across the world, including hard-to-reach areas.

HAS Submit Memorandum to PU Vice Chancellor Regarding Poor Condition of IETVE

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 28th August:- Hindustan Student Association (HSA), Panjab University submitted a memorandum to Punjab University Vice Chancellor  Prof Arun Kumar Grover regarding the poor condition of I.E.T.V.E.  (B.A. B. Ed) department.  The students told that the quality of infrastructure is very bad, washroom are very dirty and no proper cleanliness inside washroom. The students also told that no Wi-Fi connectivity in the department. HSA demanding that all the problems solved as soon as possible. 
Hindustan Student Association (HSA)’s Student Harpreet Singh Grewal said that all student have equal rights. PU a must provide for all basic facilities to B.A. B.Ed. too.

Mohammad Mustafa Appointed as Chairman & Managing Director of SIDBI

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 28th August:- Mohammad Mustafa, has taken over as Chairman & Managing Director of Small Industries Development Bank of India w.e.f. August 28, 2017, in terms of the Government of India notification dated August 4, 2017. 
An IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, Mohammad Mustafa, prior to the present assignment, was working as Joint Secretary, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, Government of India. Mohammad Mustafa brings vast experience of working in the areas related to finance and administration.